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You are murdering me!

Have you ever been so frustrated with someone, boiling over with all kinds of not so nice kinds of thoughts about them?  At some point, you may have even thought someone would just be "better off" dead because they are a total loss according to the standards of our society, or in some other world, just as long as it was not YOURS!  Most of us would never consider murder as an option for dealing with someone we'd rather eliminate from our lives, though!  So, why does God feel it is so important to tell us not to murder someone? 13  “You must not murder."  (Exodus 20:13 New Living Translation) Society classifies murder into two buckets - premeditated (deliberate and planned) and without premeditation (more of an accidental thing in the commission of another crime such as speeding).  Without getting too deep here, God really does not approve of the loss of life at the hand of another when it is deliberate.   I believe God is aiming at the taking of a life dur